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Report of the Secretary-General A/59/2005 (2005) [English][Arabic][French]
In this report, the Secretary-General highlights the opportunities and challenges in 2005 that must be faced in order to progress towards development, security and human rights for all.
 
General Assembly Resolution 59/143 (2005) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly invites member States as well as civil society, including nongovernmental organizations, to provide information to the Secretary-General on the observance of the Decade and the activities undertaken to promote a culture of peace and non-violence.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/59/223 (2004) [English][Arabic][French]
The present report, prepared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, is submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 58/11 of 10 November 2003. It provides the overall strategy for the implementation of the Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace and the International Decade.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/59/565 (2004) [English][Arabic][French]
This report, which was prepared by a High-level Panel that was asked to assess threats to international peace and Security, sets out a broad framework for collective security for the new century. It not only seeks to address specific threats, but identifies new ways of understanding the connections between them and the implications for the policies and institutions the United Nations must have in place.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/58/182 (2003) [English][Arabic][French]
The present report, prepared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, is submitted in accordance with General Assembly resolution 57/6 of 4 November 2002. It provides the overall strategy for the implementation of the Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace and the International Decade.
 
General Assembly Resolution 58/11 (2003) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly invites member States as well as civil society, including nongovernmental organizations, to provide information to the Secretary-General on the observance of the Decade and the activities undertaken to promote a culture of peace and non-violence.
 
General Assembly Resolution 58/12 (2003) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly invites member States to accede to the International Agreement for the Establishment of the University for Peace, thereby demonstrating their support for an educational institution devoted to the promotion of a universal culture of peace.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/57/186 (2002) [English][Arabic][French]
The present addendum outlines the many activities undertaken by United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and the University for Peace to help developing countries generate the human resources, skills and expertise needed in their own countries and cultures to promote a culture of peace and non-violence within their own societies.
 
General Assembly Resolution 57/6 (2002) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly invites member States as well as civil society, including nongovernmental organizations, to provide information to the Secretary-General on the observance of the Decade and the activities undertaken to promote a culture of peace and non-violence.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/55/985 S/2001/574 (2001) [English][Arabic][French]
In the present report, the Secretary-General stressed that conflict prevention lies at the heart of the mandate of the United Nations in the maintenance of international peace and security, and that a general consensus was emerging among Member States that comprehensive and coherent conflict prevention strategies offer the greatest potential for promoting lasting peace and creating an enabling environment for sustainable development.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/56/349 (2001) [English][Arabic][French]
The contents of this report are based largely on the report of the Director-General of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) on the progress made by that organization in the implementation of the programme of action on a culture of peace and on cooperation with the United Nations system in its field.
 
General Assembly Resolution 55/47 (2001) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly designates the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization as the lead agency for the Decade with responsibility for coordinating the activities of the organizations of the United Nations system to promote a culture of peace, as well as liaison with the other organizations concerned in this matter.
 
General Assembly Resolution 55/282 (2001) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly decides that, with effect from the fifty-seventh session of the General Assembly, the International Day of Peace shall be observed on 21 September each year, with this date to be brought to the attention of all people for the celebration and observance of peace.
 
General Assembly Resolution 56/5 (2001) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly calls upon the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the United Nations Children Fund, to continue to promote both formal and non-formal education at all levels that foster a culture of peace and non-violence.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/S-27/3 (2001) [English][Arabic][French]
This report comprises a review of the implementation and results of the World Declaration and Plan of Action, including appropriate recommendations for further action, which also elaborates on the best practices noted and obstacles encountered in the implementation as well as on measures to overcome those obstacles.
 
Security Council - Resolution 1325 (2000) [English][Arabic][French]
The Security Council calls on all parties to armed conflict to take special measures to protect women and girls from gender-based violence, particularly rape and other forms of sexual abuse, and all other forms of violence in situations of armed conflict.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/55/377 (2000) [English][Arabic][French]
The present report provides a discussion on how children can be the centre of actions for a culture of peace. This discussion is followed by the presentation of an organizational strategy for the further development of the global movement for a culture of peace and a survey of the specific contributions to the Decade made by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and other institutions of the United Nations system.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/54/98 (1999) [English][Arabic][French]
This Hague Agenda for Peace and Justice for the 21st Century has emerged from an intensive process of consultation among the 72 members of the Hague Appeal for Peace Organizing and Coordinating Committees, and the hundreds of organizations and individuals who have actively participated in the process. It represents some of the most important challenges facing humankind as it embarks upon the new millennium.
 
Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace - Summary Table - 1999 [English][French]
This is a summary table that contains the major points of the Programme of Action on a Culture of Peace - General Assembly Resolution A/RES/53/243
 
General Assembly Resolution 53/243 (1999) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly solemnly proclaims the present Declaration on a Culture of Peace to the end that Governments, international organizations and civil society may be guided in their activity by its provisions to promote and strengthen a culture of peace in the new millennium.
 
Decision on a Culture of Peace Adopted by the Organization of African Unity, 1998 [English]
This is the text of the Organization of African Unity's decision on a Culture of Peace, which it adopted on the 10th of June, 1998.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/53/370 (1998) [English][Arabic][French]
This report is submitted in response to General Assembly resolution 52/13, which requests the Secretary-General, in coordination with the Director-General of UNESCO to submit a consolidated report containing a draft declaration and programme of action on a culture of peace.
 
General Assembly Resolution 52/13 (1998) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly calls for the promotion of a culture of peace based on the principles established in the Charter of the United Nations and on respect for human rights, democracy and tolerance, the promotion of development, education for peace, the free flow of information and the wider participation of women as an integral approach to preventing violence and conflicts, and efforts aimed at the creation of conditions for peace and its consolidation.
 
General Assembly Resolution 52/15 (1998) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly proclaims the year 2000 as the International Year for the Culture of Peace.
 
General Assembly Resolution 53/25 (1998) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly decides to consider, at its fifty-fifth session, the question of the International Decade for a Culture of Peace and Non-Violence for the Children of the World (2001–2010), under the agenda item entitled "Culture of peace".
 
Statement on the Role of UNESCO Chairs in the Promotion of a Culture of Peace, 1998 [English]
This is a statement on the role of UNESCO Chairs in the promotion of a Culture of Peace, which was adopted by the International Meeting of Representatives of UNESCO Chairs on Human Rights, Peace, Democracy and Tolerance in Austria on the 25th of April, 1998.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/50/60 S/1995/1 (1995) [English][Arabic][French]
This position paper, which was prepared on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of the United Nations, was offered as a contribution to the many debates the Secretary General hoped would take place during 1995 and perhaps beyond, inside and outside the intergovernmental bodies, about the performance and future role of the United Nations.
 
General Assembly Resolution 50/81 (1995) [English]
The General Assembly adopts the World Programme of Action for Youth to the Year 2000 and Beyond, annexed hereto, as an integral part of the present resolution, including the ten priority areas identified therein, namely, education, employment, hunger and poverty, health, environment, drug abuse, juvenile delinquency, leisure-time activities, girls and young women and the full and effective participation of youth in the life of society and in decision-making.
 
Declaration of the 44th Session of the International Conference on Education, 1994 [English]
This is the official text of the Declaration of the 44th Session of the International Conference on Education, which was held in Geneva in October 1994 and endorsed by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) at its 28th session.
 
Report of the Secretary-General A/47/277 S/24111 (1992) [English][Arabic][French]
The Secretary General was invited to prepare this report, for circulation to the Members of the United Nations by 1st of July 1992, which is an analysis and recommendations on ways of strengthening and making more efficient within the framework and provisions of the Charter the capacity of the United Nations for preventative diplomacy, for peacemaking and for peace-keeping.
 
United Nations' World Declaration on Education for All, 1990 [English]
This is the official text of the United Nations’ World Declaration on Education for All.
 
United Nations' Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1989 [English][Arabic][French]
This is the official text of the United Nations’ Convention on the Rights of the Child.
 
General Assembly Resolution 43/136 (1988) [English][French]
The General Assembly appeals to all States to adopt effective measures in accordance with their legislation, particularly in the fields of teaching, education, culture and information, in order to strengthen the efforts for the promotion among nations and, primarily, among youth of understanding, mutual respect and friendship among nations, for the creation of an international climate free from mistrust and discord.
 
General Assembly Resolution 34/180 (1980) [English][Arabic][French]
The General Assembly adopts and opens for signature, ratification and accession the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women; the text of which is annexed to the present resolution.
 
United Nations' Declaration on the Promotion among Youth of the Ideals of Peace, Mutual Respect and Understanding between Peoples, 1965 [English]
This is the official text of the United Nations’ Declaration on the Promotion among Youth of the Ideals of Peace, Mutual Respect and Understanding between Peoples, which was proclaimed by General Assembly resolution 2037 (XX) of 7 December 1965.
 
General Assembly Resolution 2037xx (1965) [English][French]
The General Assembly proclaims this Declaration on Promotion among Youth of the Ideals of Peace, Mutual Respect, and Understanding between Peoples and calls upon Governments, non-governmental agencies and youth movements to recognize the principles set forth therein and to ensure their observance by means of appropriate measures.
 
Charter of the United Nations, 1945 [English][Arabic][French]
This is the official text of the Charter of the United Nations.
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